Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Benedict Simpson

Male 1787 - 1852  (65 years)


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  • Name Benedict Simpson 
    Born 1787  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Mar 1852  Allens Fresh, Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I074746  Tree1
    Last Modified 17 May 2018 

    Father James Simpson,   b. 1737, St. Thomas, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1789, Charles County, Maryland - Admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Catherine MNU Simpson,   b. Bef 1756, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1833, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 77 years) 
    Married Abt 1786  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F25583  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Cecelia Simms,   b. 1798, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 17 May 2018 
    Family ID F34016  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Female Nalley,   b. Abt 1791, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1820, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 30 years) 
    Married Abt 1807  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 17 May 2018 
    Family ID F27189  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book HB-14, 1817-1825; {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 110.
      Matilda Nalley, Will, December 17, 1819; August 16, 1820
      I, Matilda Nalley of CC, of low state of health, but of prerfect mind and disposing memory;
      To brother John Nalley, 100 dollars.
      To brother-in-law Benjamin Simpson, the whole entire balance of my property authorizing him to receive and settle my estate.
      Executor: Benjamin Simpson {called Benedict Simpson at probate}
      Signed: December 17, 1819 Matilda Nalley
      Wit: William Corry, Edward Edelen Sr.

      === Contributed by Ralph D. Smith

      Children of James Simpson and his last wife Catherine ________:
      (4) Catherine Simpson (spinster), age 78 in the 1850 Census of Allen's Fresh, Charles Co., Md., dwelling no. 903. Brother Benedict Simpson is 5 dwellings away and brother Gustavus Simpson is 4 dwellings away.
      (5) James Simpson, m. Elizabeth Edelen and Mrs. Sarah McIntire.
      (6) Benedict Simpson, m. Cecelia Simms.
      (7) Gustavus Simpson, m. 1st __________, and m. 2nd Harriet A. ______.

      1850 - Benedict Simpson is in the 1850 Census of Allen's Fresh, Charles Co., Md., dwelling no. 898, as follows:
      --Benedict Simpson, age 63, b. Md., farmer, value of real estate $1500.
      --Cecelia Simpson, age 52, b. Md.
      --Mary B. [sic; Mary R.] Simpson, age 20, b. Md.
      --Mary C. Simpson, age 16, b. Md.
      --Mary Duly, age 4, b. Md

      Mar. 1, 1852 - The Charles Co., Md. Inventory of Benedict Simpson. Benedict's household and farming personal property was valued at $912.83 and he had 14 slaves who were appraised at $4675.
      Source: Heavrin, Charles A., "Simon's Sons; Some Simpson
      Family Ancestors," p. 56.
      Comment: Benedict did not leave a will.